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groggy

1. mod. tired; in a stupor. (Standard but having a slangy history. From a term for rum as drunk aboard ship, derived from the nickname grog, belonging to Admiral Edward Vernon.) I’m still groggy by ten in the morning.
2. and groggified (ˈgrɔgifɑɪd) mod. alcohol intoxicated. He was too groggified to drive.
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But new research shows that returning to slumber makes you groggier.
But place him in room-temperature water and heat it up gradually, and the frog becomes groggier and groggier until he is unable to climb out of the pot.
But Hutchinson was made to feel even groggier four minutes into the second half when McCulloch battered Rangers into the lead.
Ehiogu was led from the field looking groggier than the average losing six-round fighter at the Albert Hall, after foolishly deciding to put his head where Shearer's boot was.